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Sunset in Watamu Beach

I love this beach it is so beautiful and quite. It is truly a gem! You can listen your soul in this... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Murat P
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Wonderful trip

Beautiful beach . We went on a boat trip which included an amazing fresh seafood lunch on... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
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The coastal village of Watamu is known for its wonderful white sand beach. The region is protected as part of the Watamu National Marine Park.
Watamu, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is covered by huge amounts of plastic nearly all the time. We were told by the staff of the villa we rented that they clean the beach in front of the villa every week. Unfortunately every day the plastic of all kinds piles...More

1  Thank JulietandIain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach has the potential to be one of the most beautiful beaches sadly, the plastic and debris that litters this powdery beach is overwhelmingly sad. The beach lies within a Marine Conservancy, how can this be allowed to happen. The general feedback from the...More

Thank Annettetravel
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I love this beach it is so beautiful and quite. It is truly a gem! You can listen your soul in this beach.I advice to watch sunset. It is very romantic.It is very safe.

Thank Murat P
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach . We went on a boat trip which included an amazing fresh seafood lunch on Christmas Day also snorkelling in pure blue seas viewing an amazing array of fish . Such a special way to spend Xmas would highly recommend

Thank zenap53
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in July. The bay itself is beautiful with clear water and a wide, sandy beach, and if it was well looked after this could be one of our favourite beaches in the world. Unfortunately it’s spoiled by factors completely within the local...More

2  Thank Mobs1985
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Natural large beach. Fantastic place. Fish served on the beach and landscape magnificent. Must see place

Thank crisbag16
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Had a short stop inn Watamu for lunch and a quick swim. Lovely beach all to our selfe since we were here off-sesion in july. Sea was warm an all bluegreen. Only disapointment was three Kenyans that was very pushy to get us to buy...More

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We spent there 8 days in a guest house called Marina&Carlos. The owner was so gentle and helped us so much! She took care of us as if she was our family, recomended us many places, helped us to book a safary for a day...More

Thank Noe L
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

First, let’s clarify: Watamu is not one beach, but many beaches! The most beautiful of all by far in my opinion is Jacaranda Bay. Absolutely gorgeous!!!! It has a lot of sea weed but you can still find spots to swim free of these... The...More

1  Thank ErikaFiuza
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Many beach boys in the beach area. They suggest to boy souvenirs, to book an excursions. Sometimes they are very pushy.

Thank Sandra P
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23 May 2016|
Response from Collin F | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Actually yes! there is lots of small villages and also the beach is long. So you can always find some place there. just be careful about the tide. its changing each 6 hours.